Peasant Potato Casserole

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is an adaptation from Quick Vegetarian Pleasures. Delicious served as a side to lamb but great with just about any meat. We love to serve this to company because, not only is it delectable, it makes your house smell mouth watering when they arrive! Edited to add: I edited the recipe to use red potatoes as that is what I always use. It has never turned out gummy with reds. Sorry about the reviewers experience. Try it again; it is great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine potatoes, onion, garlic and tomatoes.
  3. Beat the tomato paste, olive oil, water, oregano, and salt and pepper together.
  4. Pour over vegetables and toss well to coat.
  5. Spread in a large, greased, shallow baking dish (like a large lasagna pan). The secret is to not have the vegetables too deep in the pan.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake 30 minutes.
  7. Uncover and bake 45 more minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  8. Sprinkle cheese over top the last 20 minutes of baking.


Most Helpful

Quite good. I'll be making it again. As a matter of fact, I was going to make this on the weekend but had lost the print out, so I had to find it all over again on Recipezaar. Thanks

L. Davenport September 05, 2007

Followed the recipe exactly using russet potatoes. The potatoes were a bit gummy and I have no idea why. They shouldn't have been and the recipe sounds great.

sugarpea March 24, 2004

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